October Heatwave Haiku


Rusted leaves recoil
Landing on scorching pavement
October heatwave

(The high temperature today was 98F/36C.)


About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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9 Responses to October Heatwave Haiku

  1. Lisa Tomey says:

    Perfectly illustrated!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Cassa Bassa says:

    Wow! It’s 30°C spring here.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Beautiful, words and image

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